We love these game hacks… Dragonstomper writes –
I recently picked up an Arduino starter kit from Adafruit Industries. For those unfamiliar with the Arduino, it is a popular open-source processor and development kit for hobbyists. Starter kits are available from lots of places for about $50 or so. I wrote a quick little program for it to automatically tap the left or right buttons for you — depending on how far left or right you turn a potentiometer. This helps makes the game more tolerable, in my opinion. It’s not a cure all though — Checkered Flag also suffers from a pretty low framerate. Anyhow if anybody has an Arduino or decides to pick one up, here’s the program in it’s entirety — along a picture of my modified controller (with Arduino attached). The program could probably use a bit more tweaking — however I’ve probably taken it as far as I’m going to….
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